Monthly Archives: July 2011

MySql compatible AES encryption / decryption in Java


MySQL has an aes_encrypt/aes_decrypt pair of functions (Encryption and Compression Functions) that enable encryption and decryption of data using the official AES algorithm. The functions are easy to use (select AES_ENCRYPT(‘text’,’password’)) and the result is easy to store (insert into secrets values HEX(AES_ENCRYPT(‘text’,’password’))) as hex values. I used this technique for a while but i […]

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